Season Summary

  • Finished 4th in the Eastern Conference
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
Ex
Thu Jul 14
HAM 27 @ TOR 41 W 20,617  
Ex
Wed Jul 20
CGY 17 @ TOR 13 L 23,335  
Ex
Sat Jul 23 11:00 PM
TOR 7 @ EDM 9 L 7,500  
Ex
Wed Jul 27
TOR 28 @ BC 27 W 23,103  
Week Date/Time (EDT Result Attendance TV
1
Fri Aug 5
HAM 18 @ TOR 8 L 28,594  
2
Fri Aug 12
MTL 17 @ TOR 6 L 24,139  
3
Sat Aug 20
TOR 10 @ HAM 23 L 22,261  
5
Tue Aug 30 8:00 PM
TOR @ OTT 24 L 20,137  
6
Mon Sep 5 5:30 PM
TOR 8 @ CGY 13 L 20,000  
7
Sun Sep 11
EDM 14 @ TOR 34 W 21,685 CTV
8
Sun Sep 18 4:00 PM
TOR 7 @ SSK 23 L 19,339 CTV
9
Wed Sep 21
TOR 9 @ WPG 43 L 17,112 CTV
9
Sun Sep 25
BC 27 @ TOR 29 W 18,926 CTV
10
Sat Oct 1
OTT 17 @ TOR 8 L 20,786  
11
Mon Oct 10 2:00 PM
TOR 9 @ MTL 8 W 14,000  
12
Sat Oct 15
MTL 27 @ TOR 11 L 16,000  
13
Sun Oct 23
OTT 12 @ TOR 35 W 16,064  
14
Sat Oct 29 2:00 PM
TOR 8 @ HAM 5 W 15,072 CBCE
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season There was no Pre-Season schedule in 1966.
Regular Season 14 5 9 0 10 182 271 W2 4-2-0
    Home 7 3 4 0 6 131 132 W1 3-3-0
    Visitor 7 2 5 0 4 51 139 W2 2-4-0
   Divisional opponent 9 3 6 0 6 95 151 W2 3-3-0
   Non-divisional opponent 5 2 3 0 4 87 120 W1 2-3-0

Full 1966 League Standings

Home Visitor Total
Quarter Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record)
After 1st 1 (0-1-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (2-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 5 (1-4-0) 1 (0-1-0) 3 (2-1-0) 10 (3-7-0)
After 2nd 3 (2-1-0) 2 (1-1-0) 2 (0-2-0) 2 (1-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0) 5 (3-2-0) 2 (1-1-0) 7 (1-6-0)
After 3rd 2 (2-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 1 (1-0-0) 1 (1-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 3 (3-0-0) 2 (2-0-0) 9 (0-9-0)
After 4th 3 (3-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 4 (0-4-0) 2 (2-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0) 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 9 (0-9-0)
Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.643 1-4-0 (5) 2-2-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.450 2-0-0 (2) 0-3-0 (3)
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (3) 0.643
Montreal Alouettes (3) 0.500
Ottawa RedBlacks (3) 0.786
BC Lions (1) 0.313
Calgary Stampeders (1) 0.406
Edmonton Elks (1) 0.406
Saskatchewan Roughriders (1) 0.594
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1) 0.531
19661965 +/-
Average Combined Score 32.36 -7.14
Average Winning Score 23.00 +1.33
Average Losing Score 7.44 -4.19
Average Home Score 18.71 +3.86
Average Visitor Score 7.29 -5.43
Average Margin of Victory 9.80 +7.47
Average Margin of Loss 15.33 -0.48
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Toronto 8210 511667 291948 431457 131 (18.7)51 (7.3)182 (13.0)
Opponent 303060 132336 413677 485098 139 (19.9)132 (18.9)271 (19.4)
Head Coach
  • Bob Shaw (Dec. 12, 1964 – March 22, 1967)
1966 Player Awards and Nominations
1966 Most Outstanding
Toronto Argonauts 1966 All-Star Selections
2 All-Canadian Selections
T Bill Frank, Jr.
DHB Marv Luster
3 All-Division Selections
HB Dave Thelen
T Bill Frank, Jr.
DHB Marv Luster

* – indicates unanimous selection

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1966 Toronto Argonauts Canadian Amateur Draft Picks
Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
1–2 (2)   Ross Nicholson (T) Western Ontario
2–2 (11)   Andy Szandiner (HB) Toronto
3–2 (20)   Ranny Parker (LB) Toronto
4–2 (29)   Bob Mason (E) Royal Military College
5–2 (37)   George McKenzie (T) St. Patrick's
6–2 (45)   Merv Daub (G) Queen's
7–2 (51)   Al Smith (E) Western Ontario
7–3 (52) [BC] David Dalton (HB) Carleton
8–2   Pass
9–2   Pass
10–2   Pass

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